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Fortinet offers essential cyber-safety tips amidst escalating cyber-attacks

By Press Release 11 October 2017

Fortinet warns businesses and individuals in South Africa to brace for escalating cyber-attacks as cyber-criminals expand their targets to home network devices and mobile devices. FULL STORY >

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Three ways you can protect your digital presence and mobile devices

By Staff Writer 3 October 2017

Kaspersky Lab offers some tips and tricks on how to protect your digital presence. FULL STORY >

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Mobile Ransomware: An evolving threat for developed markets

By Press Release 28 June 2017

Developed markets not only have a higher level of income, but also a more advanced and more widely used mobile and e-payment infrastructure, making them a prime target for mobile ransomware attacks, according to Kaspersky Lab. FULL STORY >

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Mobile Ransomware more than trebled in Q1 2017, according to Kaspersky Lab

By Press Release 23 May 2017

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware... FULL STORY >

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More cyberattacks expected says One Channel CEO

By Press Release 17 May 2017

"Ransomware is the most serious malware threat of the 21st century, with criminals projected to extort billions from their victims in 2017," according to One Channel CEO Bernard Ford. FULL STORY >

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People don’t realise their love for their data – until it’s too late, Kaspersky Lab study reveals

By Press Release 9 May 2017

The old adage ‘you don’t know what you’ve got until its gone’ seems more relevant than ever for the digital age, with new research by Kaspersky Lab showing that while people claim... FULL STORY >

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The South African Cybercrimes & Cybersecurity Bill, 2017...much better

By Press Release 24 January 2017

The Department of Justice published the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, 2017 on 19 January. It is, at first glance, much better than the 2016 draft, says Lucien Pierce, BDO Cyber Lab consultant. FULL STORY >

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Card and cybercrime threats loom as holiday season begins

By Press Release 8 December 2016

With the holiday season now a hair breath away, RSA South Africa has urged retailers ad consumers to stay alert to cybercriminals. FULL STORY >

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MTN moves to protect SA business against cybercrime spike

By Press Release 19 September 2016

With the cost of global cybercrime expected to pass the $2 trillion mark by 2019, MTN Business has moved to protect its business clients from the growing risk of cyber-based fraud and theft. FULL STORY >

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One in three companies have been hacked, is yours next?

By Press Release 14 September 2016

In the past year, one in every three companies in South Africa reported having experienced cybercrime in one way or the other. As companies continue to bleed billions of Rands due to cybercrime, there is still not enough being done by... FULL STORY >

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VPNs vs Torrents: taking ownership of internet engagement

By Press Release 10 August 2016

According to BDO Cyber Lab's Graham Croock, the internet has proven to be one of the most significant inventions of our history, however, the unlimited access to communication and information the internet has expedited, has also... FULL STORY >

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Breaking down the walls of isolation to beat cybercrime

By Press Release 20 July 2016

Cyber criminology for financial gain continues to be an escalating global trend but education, being prepared and proactive will go a long way to beating the cyber criminals, notes Graham Croock, director, IT Audit, Risk at Cyber Lab BDO. FULL STORY >

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Legitimate remote access software used to propagate Lurk gang trojan

By Press Release 18 July 2016

While researching the dangerous banking trojan, Lurk, Kaspersky Lab security experts have found that criminals behind this malware used legitimate software for infection purposes. While unsuspecting users were installing... FULL STORY >

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BDO Cyber Lab recovers substantial data after client hit by latest ‘Cryptolock Legion’ virus

By Press Release 13 July 2016

A prominent South African law firm’s entire IT system was shut down by a recent Cyber attack - the much feared Cryptolock Legion virus. FULL STORY >

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BDO launches Cyber and Forensic Lab to help combat cyber related crimes

By Press Release 22 June 2016

With a focus on tackling the ever-evolving world of cybercrime and the threat it poses to businesses and citizens alike, BDO has launched its own Cyber and Forensics Lab. FULL STORY >

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